WE IMPROVE LIVES LOCALLY
United Way’s work focuses on three key strategies that create
opportunities for everyone in our communities to live a better life.
MOVING PEOPLE FROM POVERTY TO POSSIBILITY
United Way is helping to meet the basic needs of our community’s most vulnerable people, giving every Canadian the opportunity to realize a better future..LEARN MORE
HELPING KIDS BE ALL THEY CAN BE UNITED WAY
United Way is giving children and youth the support they need to get a great start in life, do well in school, and reach their full potential.LEARN MORE
BUILDING STRONG AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
United Way is creating vibrant neighbourhoods, where everyone experiences a sense of belonging and connection to one another.LEARN MORE
Across Canada, United Way is putting your donations to work where they get the greatest results. Together, we are creating lasting change in local communities from coast to coast to coast.SEE THE NUMBERS
211’s telephone line and online directory help Canadians deal with life’s challenges. The service connects users with vital community and social resources, close to home and specific to their needs.LEARN MORE
WHY UNITED WAY?
At United Way, we like to think – and work – differently. What exactly sets us apart?
WE ARE LOCAL EXPERTS
Through research, consultation and experience, we know where the need is greatest in each community – and we invest our efforts and your donations where they will have the greatest results.
WE BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER
We make sure the right people, organizations and skills are at the table to solve the tough problems. We work together with nonprofits, government,
WE ADDRESS CAUSES
a band-aid fix may help in the short-term, we also aim to create lasting change. By learning more about the factors that influence issues like poverty, we can tackle them early and develop long-term solution